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Mobilization to “Day X”: Blockupy wants to disturb ECB opening

Press Release
International Blockupy Alliance
24th of November 2013

450 participants at international Blockupy Action conference in Frankfurt + + + Decentralized actiondays in May + + + transnationalization of the Alliance

The opening of the new building of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt am Main will be in focus of the Blockupy protests next year. This was decided at the weekend in Frankfurt with more than 450 participants attending the international Blockupy Action Conference. “The ECB has announced a ‘big event ’ in the fall 2014 – this event will be us. We invite all those who oppose in Europe and beyond the impoverishment policy for the fall 2014 to Frankfurt. “This will not take place as an undisturbed opening ceremony!”, said Blockupy spokesman Christian Linden. Since the date of the opening ceremony has not been fixed yet, the Alliance plans to mobilize to “Day X” as it is also known from the Anti-Castor-movement in Germany.

“Our struggle for #democracy, #solidarity and #commons is also explicitly directed against a right-wing populist Euro-criticism.”, said spokesman Hanno Bruchmann. Continue reading →